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Senior Executive Officer The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Senior Executive Officer The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Job Highlights
  • Oversee the administration of research grants
  • Assist in quality assurance exercises
  • At least eight years of solid admin exp.
Job Description


Senior Executive Officer (Ref. 19040206-E2)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) oversee the administration of research grants and programmes of the Faculty;

(b) assist in the planning and monitoring of the research budget of the Faculty;

(c) assist in quality assurance exercises;

(d) draft/prepare policy papers, marketing and publicity materials as well as other publications;

(e) provide secretarial service to committees and working groups;

(f) facilitate smooth co-ordination and organization of activities of the University/Faculty;

(g) liaise with University's internal departments, external organizations and students, and handle the enquiries from these parties;

(h) supervise the general supporting staff of the Faculty Office; and

(i) perform any other duties as assigned by the Dean of Faculty and the Faculty Secretary or their delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree;

(b) at least eight years of solid administrative and supervisory experience; preference will be given to those with experience in research administration/tertiary education institutions;

(c) an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage;

(d) excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills;

(e) good computer literacy;

(f) experience in budgetary planning and control and financial management; and

(g) the quality of being a good team player, and the ability to work independently and under pressure to meet tight time-lines.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 


Please refer to the above "Application Method".  Consideration of applications will commence on 15 April 2019 until the position is filled.   The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

Additional Information
Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Company details

Application Method 

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to [email protected].  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.